Dedication to Diversity
The firm of GableGotwals believes that diversity is an integral component of our commitment to achieve the highest level of client service, professional excellence and integrity as individual attorneys and as citizens. We believe that diversity only further enhances our ability to problem solve and provide exceptional legal advice and counsel to our clients, who themselves are a highly diversified group.
To accomplish our goals, the following initiatives are being pursued:
- Recruiting, hiring, mentoring, retaining, promoting and advancing outstanding minority and women law students and attorneys who will thrive in the firm.
- Improving the diversity of those holding firm leadership positions and participating in practice development efforts.
- Participating in diversity initiatives outside the firm with clients, bar associations and minority organizations.
The Chair of the Diversity Committee appointed by the Board of Directors, reports to the Board semi-annually on the firm's progress in carrying out the following activities and other initiatives to strengthen diversity throughout the firm, our profession and our local community.
- Recruitment, Hiring and RetentionGableGotwals is committed to diversity through recruiting, hiring, mentoring, retaining and promoting minority and women attorneys for our firm. The firm strives to create a work culture and environment that is welcoming and inclusive. Each of those in firm leadership roles, as well as others, communicate the importance of diversity to others in the firm.
- Women's InitiativeGableGotwals is committed to the recruitment, retention and advancement of women attorneys and staff members of the firm, ensuring a positive and supportive environment at all times. Many of our firm's committees, including the Diversity Committee, are led by women attorneys.
- Professional OrganizationsGableGotwals has active members of the firm on committees or sub-committees of the Tulsa County, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma or American Bar Associations whose purpose is to promote diversity initiatives in the legal profession.
- Community OutreachGableGotwals is dedicated to increasing awareness of the importance of diversity within our communities. Read More